The Express lost a lead twice, but still held on for a 5-4 win, despite going 2x13 with RISP. Abercrombie and Johnson had two hits and an RBI each, while John Gall checked in with an RBI double. Four of the Express' eight hits were for extra bases (double from Gall, triples from Abercrombie and Saccomanno, and a homer from Johnson). Polin Trinidad bumped his record to 5-3 with 7IP, 7H/3ER, 4K:1BB. Jason Lane was 0x2 with 1BB for the 51s.
Four Lake Elsinore pitchers held the JetHawks scoreless, and with three hits, in a 3-0 win over Lancaster. Those three hits - all singles - belonged to Weston, Rosario, and Cabral. Leandro Cespedes threw 7IP, 9H/3ER, 5K:1BB while Tilghman closed it out with 1IP, 1H/0ER.
Three straight singles allowed by Pat Urckfitz gave Kannapolis a 3-2 win over Lexington in 11 innings. Jeff Hulett had two hits, but the Big Swing came from Eric Suttle, whose 2nd inning 2-run double scored all of Lexington's runs. Jordan Lyles threw 5IP, 5H/0ER, 5K:1BB, Henry Villar threw 2IP, 3H/1ER (though 2 total), Godfrey had his own 2.2IP, 3H/0ER, 0K:1BB, but Urckfitz just couldn't put Kannapolis away.
The Big Bat belongs to our boy Aaron Bray! 3x4 with an RBI hitting in the DH/#3 spot, as Greeneville romped to an 8-3 win over Johnson City. Miguel Arrendell had two doubles, Grant Hogue had two hits, Jonathan Meyer crack-a-lacked a triple, and Jiovanni Mier had himself a two-run homer. Jose Cisnero threw 3.2IP, 3H/3ER, 5K:3BB, while Joan Belliard and Scott Migl provided 5.1IP of relief, allowing 3H/0ER, 4K:1BB. Migl's ERA at Greeneville is 0.61.